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Romaine lettuce

Also called: Batavia lettuce

Scientific name: Lactuca sativa l. var. longifolia

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Romaine lettuce contains 17 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity mugwort pollen Romaine lettuce can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
Healthiness Excellent Romaine lettuce is a great healthy option and can be consumed in larger amounts regularly.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Refrigerator
Temperature +4°C to +8°C
Shelf life / Best before 21 days


Can romaine lettuce be frozen? No

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 17 kcal / 71 kj
Fat 0,3 g
Saturated fat 0,04 g
Carbohydrates 3,29 g
Sugars 1,19 g
Protein 1,23 g
Salt 0,01 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Romaine lettuce has a very low amount of fat with a very low amount of saturated fat. Contains a low amount of carbohydrates and a low amount of sugars. Romaine lettuce contains a lesser amount of protein and contains a low amount of salt.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, choline, betaine, vitamin a, carotene, vitamin e, vitamin k


Romaine lettuce contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities mugwort pollen
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly Yes
LCHF friendly Yes
Sugar free (under 0,5g) No
Fat-free (under 0,5g) Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l romaine lettuce in grams 200 g
1 dl romaine lettuce in grams 20 g
1 cl romaine lettuce in grams 2 g
1 ml romaine lettuce in grams 0,2 g
1 tbsp romaine lettuce in grams 3 g
1 tsp romaine lettuce in grams 1 g
1 krm romaine lettuce in grams 0,2 g
1 kg romaine lettuce in liters 5 liters
1 hg romaine lettuce in dl 5 dl
1 g romaine lettuce in ml 5 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 0,28 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of romaine lettuce you need to run about 0,28 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 0,61 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of romaine lettuce you need to ride a bike about 0,61 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 5 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of romaine lettuce you need to swim for 5 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 10 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of romaine lettuce you need to workout for 10 minutes at a decent intensity.